RT Alabama, 1st Generation Patch

Carl Franquet’s Taiwanese, machine embroidered, 1st generation, RT Alabama pocket patch.

In 1970, Carl R. Franquet III served with Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MAC V SOG), Command and Control South (CCS), Recon Company, assigned to Recon Team Nail. He was later reassigned to Command and Control Central (CCC), Recon Company, and served with Recon Team Alabama.

Command Sergeant Major (E-9) Franquet retired from the Army in September 1994 after 26 years 6 months service with twenty months in Vietnam.